Scope and Content
Title: Alan G. Sieroty papers,
Date (inclusive): 1967-1982
Collection number: See series descriptions
Sieroty, Alan G.
12 cubic feet
California State Archives
Abstract: Alan G. Sieroty, Democrat, was elected to the State Assembly in 1966 to represent the 59th District of Los Angeles County.
He authored bills concerning teachers, taxation, education, industrial loan companies, civil rights, corrections, retirement,
motor vehicles, air pollution, fine art, and other subjects.
Physical location: California State Archives
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Alan G. Sieroty Papers, LP[number]:[folder number], California State Archives, Office of the Secretary
of State, Sacramento, California.
The California State Archives acquired the Alan G. Sieroty Papers following his final Senate term.
Alternative Forms of Material Available
Some records are available on microfilm at the California State Archives.
Alan G. Sieroty, Democrat, was elected to the State Assembly in 1966 to represent the 59th District of Los Angeles County.
His district became the 44th Assembly District after redistricting. On March 8, 1977 he was elected to the California State
Senate during a Special Election. As a senator, he represented the 22nd District within Los Angeles County.
Alan Sieroty was born in Los Angeles on December 13, 1930. He was a life-long resident of the Westside area of Los Angeles.
Sieroty earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Stanford University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He continued
his education at the University of Southern California, School of Law and earned a LL.B. degree. Prior to his term in the
State Legislature, he served as Deputy Director of the Chile-California Program, 1965-1966, as well as, Administrative Assistant
and Executive Secretary to Lieutenant Governor Glenn Anderson, 1961-1965.
Senator Sieroty was a member of the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, American Jewish Committee, Los Angeles
County Museum of Art, Friends of Santa Monica State Park, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, and the California Arts
Commission. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Any Town, U.S.A. He was also Chairman
of the National Conference of State Legislatures Arts Task Force.
While serving in the Legislature he was author of the Dymally-Sieroty Children's Center Construction Act, California Financial
Privacy Act, and the Art-in-Public-Buildings Act.
According to the Legislative Handbooks, he served on the following Committees:
California State Assembly, 1967-1977
- Criminal Justice, 1977
- *Chair, 1971-1976
- Criminal Procedure, 1967-1969
- Governmental Administration, 1970
- Industrial Relations, 1967
- Natural Resources and Conservation, 1969-1974
- Natural Resources, Planning and Public Works, 1967
- Resources, Land Use, and Energy, 1975-1977
- Revenue and Taxation, 1971-1972
- Transportation, 1969-1974
- Ways and Means, 1973-1977
- Coastal Zone Resources, 1973-1975
- *Chair, 1973-1975
- Committee on Prison Reform and Rehabilitation, 1973-1974
- Deepwater Ports, 1974
- Farm Labor Violence, 1974
- Mentally Disordered Criminal Offenders, 1974
- North Coast Timber Economy, 1974
- California Arts Commission, 1970-1973
- Committee on Revision of the Penal Code, 1970-1977
California State Senate, 1977-1982
- Education, 1981-1982
- *Chair, 1981-1982
- Finance, 1981-1982
- Industrial Relations, 1978-1980
- Judiciary, 1978-1982
- Natural Resources and Wildlife, 1981-1982
- Public Employment and Retirement, 1978-1980
- *Vice Chair, 1980
- Revenue and Taxation, 1978-1982
- Committee on Genetic Diseases, 1979-1980
Scope and Content
The Alan G. Sieroty Papers consist of Assembly and Senate Bill Files, 1967-1982. The bill files document his legislative activity
during his term as a member of the California State Legislature. The bills introduced by Senator Sieroty include a wide array
of subjects. He authored bills concerning teachers, taxation, education, industrial loan companies, civil rights, corrections,
retirement, motor vehicles, air pollution, fine art, and other subjects.
Arranged into one series of bill files.
The following terms have been associated with these materials in the Archives'
automated public access system (currently in development, June 2004).
Sieroty, Alan G.
California - - Legislature - - Assembly
California - - Legislature - - Senate
Educational - - law and legislation
Alan G. Sieroty, Oral History Interview, Conducted 1989-1990 by Carlos Vasquez, UCLA Oral History Program, for the California
State Archives State Government Oral History Program.